Study findings reveal three distinct subgroups of patients with different risks for chronic kidney disease. Nephrologist Hernan Rincon-Choles, MD, a co-author of the study, says this could be an important step in individualizing care for these patients.
Changes in national policy and new federal initiatives are fueling new efforts for kidney disease research and therapies.
With appropriate care, many pediatric patients now survive with chronic kidney disease. Pediatric nephrologist Amy Bobrowski, MD, discusses the ongoing need for structured multidisciplinary care and support for these patients and families.
A pooling of data from several PARTNER trials shows that chronic kidney disease was highly prevalent and that TAVR was associated with stable or improved kidney function in a large majority of cases.
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A new study examines the long-term follow-up of patients with stage IV chronic kidney disease who underwent partial nephrectomy. Findings show the potential for more nuanced patient management. Steven C. Campbell, MD, PhD, discusses the data and shares implications for patient care.
From fetal interventions to adult transplant surgery, treatment for posterior urethral valves requires a multidisciplinary, lifelong approach. A pediatric urologist and a pediatric nephrologist at Cleveland Clinic share insights about managing the disease and discuss what novel treatments may lie ahead.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) researchers at Cleveland Clinic engineered a preclinical model to study on a pathological level how APOL1 variants and environmental stress converge to cause CKD.
Administration of the HIF stabilizer roxadustat during hyperoxia does not result in pathological angiogenesis, and instead effectively prevents oxygen-induced retinopathy, Cleveland Clinic researches have determined using a mouse model.
Find out what’s next in urologic and kidney disease research — from a diagnostic blood test for prostate cancer to a precision medicine approach to chronic kidney disease.
In caring for patients with chronic kidney disease, it is important to prevent and treat hyperphosphatemia with a combination of dietary restrictions and phosphorus binders. Learn what the condition can do to patients.